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Could Cardinals move to AFC West in 2016?

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BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. – This coming season will be the 45th that the Arizona Cardinals will have been in the NFC. Over the last 44 years, the Cardinals have created some pretty good rivalries; plus they’ve had their fair share of ups and downs, just like the other 31 teams in the league have had. With the NFL ... Read More »

ASU Coach Hurley has Recruiting Edge with James Harden

James Harden played at ASU from 2007-2009. Harden has played with the Rockets from 2012-present. Photo courtesy of Jeffery

By: Kayla Mortellaro PHOENIX, Ariz.— ‘Fear the Beard’ is a moniker that has transcended it’s way into the Twitter world as a hashtag to show flattery for current guard of the Houston Rockets, James Harden. Harden, though, was once a budding star on the Arizona State University men’s basketball team. Just like Harden’s beard over the years, his game has seen a similar evolution. Harden ... Read More »

Bobby Hurley: Sun Devils want to face “quality competition”

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BY: ED COLE TEMPE, Ariz. – Bobby Hurley’s been running 1,000-miles an hour ever since being named Arizona State men’s head basketball coach. He’s still got belongings he’s shipping out from Buffalo, N.Y., and he’s finally got his whole family settled in their new home. “It’s been an exciting month. My body’s still trying to get on Pacific Time,” Hurley ... Read More »

Mercury Pick Up Option on HC Brondello

Head coach Sandy Brondello won 2014 WNBA Coach of the Year and became the first Mercury coach to earn the honor. Photo courtesy of AP/Ross D. Franklin

By: Kayla Mortellaro PHOENIX, Ariz.— The Phoenix Mercury exercised head coach and vice president of player personnel Sandy Brondello’s 2016 contract option Thursday. The 2014 season for the Mercury was special as Brondello led her team to a WNBA title and a league record of 29 regular season wins.  In just her first season with the Mercury, she earned 33 of the 38 votes from national sportswriters and ... Read More »

Roger Goodell: “We put the game ahead of everybody”

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BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. – Deflategate has dominated the headlines for months now, and it just won’t go away. New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft came out this week and basically waved the white flag, saying he and the team are done with all the drama that Deflategate has brought to their doorstep. Kraft said they’d accept the punishment ... Read More »

Cardinals loaded at tight end position

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  BY: ED COLE TEMPE, Ariz. – The Cardinals have six tight ends on their roster – Ted Bolser, Gerald Christian, Darren Fells, Ifeanyi Momah, Troy Niklas, Gannon Sinclair – and they’re a bunch of redwoods. “Damn they’re tall. They look pretty getting off the bus. If anything, they’re pretty getting off the bus,” head coach Bruce Arians said. Fells ... Read More »

Suns Stay Put at 13th in NBA Draft Lottery

Suns will select 13th in 2015 NBA Draft after Tuesday night's Draft Lottery. Photo Courtesy of nba.com

By: Kayla Mortellaro PHOENIX, Ariz.— The 2015 NBA Draft Lottery came and went with the Phoenix Suns maintaining the 13th pick in the upcoming June draft. In addition to the 13th selection, the Suns previously had the Los Angeles Lakers Top- 5 lottery protected first round draft pick but the organization traded that pick away in the Brandon Knight deal in ... Read More »